Dale Bechtel


The editor of the English service, Dale began his career at Swiss Radio International, the predecessor of swissinfo.ch, in the 1990s. For several years he reported on Switzerland's tourism industry. He has also led communications for the mountaineering federation, UIAA. Initials: db


Tourism, society, immigration

All roads lead around Bern, the Swiss capital, where the plan for the new fund was hatched.
LeVine made apprenticeships one of her focus points
Supporters of US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump celebrating in front of the White House
High-stepping Greek guard: how about an alphorn-blowing Swiss one?
Renewable energy production was just one of the aspects of the initiative.
Watch your step, it's a long way down
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in depth

‘We shall not stay long’

During the 19th century people left Switzerland’s Italian-speaking canton of Ticino for a better life abroad. Large numbers went to Australia, the ...